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Mandatory Livestock Reporting Contract Issued

In order to establish mandatory price reporting, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service has awarded a $1.4 million contract to an Internet services firm.PEC Solutions, Fairfax, VA, will design and implement Internet systems to handle the daily sales and pricing information from packers who slaughter more than 100,000 hogs/year.

In order to establish mandatory price reporting, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service has awarded a $1.4 million contract to an Internet services firm.

PEC Solutions, Fairfax, VA, will design and implement Internet systems to handle the daily sales and pricing information from packers who slaughter more than 100,000 hogs/year.